ABOUT BUSINESS AND FINANCE
Persons trained in fields such as business management, international trade, and various financial services specialties will find that their skills are highly marketable. Students master the basic business principles and procedures before proceeding to the career path specializations.
These specializations emphasize concepts of accounting and finance, including computer applications, taxes, investments, and asset management as well as pathways in international business and business management.
How big is the industry?
Business’ growing need of consulting services to keep pace with the latest technology, government regulations, and management and production techniques is expected to drive demand for workers in this industry.
What about CA?
By 2016 there is a projected growth of 23.3% in employment for Accountants & Auditors in California alone.
Is the industry growing?
The professional and business services projected to grow 1.8%. The sector is expected to add almost 3.5 million jobs, the third-largest increase among all major sectors, to reach a level of more than 21.4 million jobs in 2022, up from just over 17.9 million in 2012.
The Business and Finance sectors are customer-service sectors with diverse jobs, work settings, training, salaries and skills. These roles are critical to the smooth running of all businesses and are highly marketable skill-sets, providing opportunities in many other Career Paths.
Financial Advisor, Accountant, Logistician, Business Operations Officer, Human Resources Specialist, Organizational Effectiveness Specialist, Payroll and Benefits Clerks, Administrative Assistant, Bank Teller, Office Manager, Purchasing Agent, Office Manager, Chief Financial Manager, Tax Preparer, Auditor, Customs Inspector, Customs Broker.